“All those who wander are not lost ” – J.R.R. Tolkien
Tolkien is one of my favorite authors of all time. His imagination has taken many through wonderful journeys along lands that defy time and space. Humans have always stood in awe of nature, fearing her wrath, partaking in her bounty and always searching for the hidden gems she has to offer. The more you wander off, the more paths you discover !!
Waves crashing constantly on the rocks, as if to keep time eternally, this is Point Arena. Just pure nature, and a man made lighthouse. The lighthouse stands at the tip of a narrow peninsula jutting about half a mile into the pacific Ocean – serene and ethereal. In the sparsely populated cost of Northern California Read more
We were at the visitor center at Lassen National Park poring over the map. For a nature lover there are many interesting things to do here. I knew what I must to do the minute i saw the picture of the Cinder Cone Trail. Lassen has no dearth of volcanic domes –Read more
A few rocks to climb , big and small Fellow wandering souls, to meet and greet Swap a few tales, old and new Smell the mountain air, feel the salt in your hair All that happens here, while someone pipes in from behind “Are we there yet !!” Now that is a family road tripRead more
Jaisalmer is the state of Rajasthan, India. This city is in the middle of the Thar desert and still retains a lot of the old world charm. Yes there are signs of modern times , but there is also a sense of time standing still. The arid climate of Thar is not very kind towardsRead more
Want to go for an old fashioned train ride ? Try the Nilgiri Mountain Railway ride between Coonnoor and Udagamandalam (Ooty). Here is an old fashioned steam engine, chugging up and down the steepest grades in Asia. It may look like an adult sized charming version of toy trains, but don’t let itsRead more
We walked into a gaping hole in the mountain trying not to think about the pillars holding up the weight on top of us . This is Badami – located around 500 Km north of Bangalore , India’s tech Hub.
The western coast of India has a lot of beautiful beaches. Here you find soft fine sand, clear warm waters and plenty of sea food, provided you like the spicy kind ! Most of the beaches are close to fishing villages, where for generations the people has depended on the ocean to makeRead more
Gandikota is a remote village in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Among those bitten with the travel bug it is known as the “Grand Canyon of India”. Though much smaller in size, the same geological processes created both. Unfortunately while Grand Canyon is well known this Gandikota still remains as a hidden gem. It is definitelyRead more
Wow I can not believe that it is 5 years back that I spent a day at Fort Kochi ! To be fair we did spent a night on the beach after that, but well there are no pictures to share !!! Are you wondering where we were and what I am talkingRead more